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Transforming America

Barack Obama in the White House
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ISBN-13:
9781442201804
Seiten:
304
Autor:
Steven E. Schier
eBook Typ:
Adobe Digital Editions
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

The presidency of Barack Obama seeks major transformation of American politics and policy. This new collection, edited by Steven E. Schier, examines the unusual combination of risk and ambition in Obama's presidency concerning popular politics, Washington politics, and economic and foreign policy. It also places the Obama presidency in historical perspective, noting the unusual circumstances of his election and the similarities and differences between presidential politics today and those of previous eras. Transforming America: Barack Obama in the White House provides a guiding focus involving the successes and failures of the administration's transformative aspirations during Obama's initial years in the White House.

The presidency of Barack Obama seeks major transformation of American politics and policy. This new collection, edited by Steven E. Schier, examines the unusual combination of risk and ambition in Obama's presidency concerning popular politics, Washington politics, and economic and foreign policy. It also places the Obama presidency in historical perspective, noting the unusual circumstances of his election and the similarities and differences between presidential politics today and those of previous eras. Transforming America: Barack Obama in the White House provides a guiding focus involving the successes and failures of the administration's transformative aspirations during Obama's initial years in the White House.

Contributions by John J. Coleman, James L. Guth, John F. Harris, James Hohmann, Bertram Johnson, Richard E. Matland, Nancy Maveety, James M. McCormick, John J. Pitney Jr, Nicol C. Rae, Steven E. Schier, Raymond Tatalovich, Andrea L. Walker, and John K. White.
Chapter 1 Introduction: Obama's "Big Bang" Presidency
Part 2 Historical and Electoral Perspectives

Chapter 3 From Reconstruction to Recession: The First Phase of the Obama Presidency in Historical Context

Chapter 4 Caught Between Hope and History: Obama, Public Opinion, and the 2010 Elections

Chapter 5 Parties as a Resource for Presidential Leadership: The Case of Barack Obama

Chapter 6 Obama, Religious Politics, and the Culture Wars

Part 7 Washington Governance

Chapter 8 Accomplishments and Miscalculations of the Obama Presidency

Chapter 9 Asymmetric Warfare: Supporters and Opponents of President Obama

Chapter 10 Small Ball in the Long Game: Barack Obama and Congress

Chapter 11 A Transformative Politics of Judicial Selection? President Obama and the Federal Judiciary

Part 12 Policy Legacies

Chapter 13 Obama and Social Policy: Acclamation or Alienation among Women, Minorities, and Gays?

Chapter 14 The Obama Administration and the Great Recession

Chapter 15 The Obama Presidency: A Foreign Policy of Change?

Chapter 16 Conclusion: How Transformative a Presidency?